Atlanta Hawks (17-23) vs. Sacramento Kings (23-18)
Atlanta Hawks vs. Sacramento Kings 1/22/24 – Exclusive insights today marks an exciting NBA matchup when the Atlanta Hawks face the Sacramento Kings at 10:00 PM ET at Golden 1 Center in a great contest that promises to provide plenty of drama! Let’s examine their stats and analyses to gain some insights into what might unfold from this contest.
The Atlanta Hawks (now 17-23) have struggled, falling outside of playoff contention. On offense, they averaged 121 points per game with 43.4 field goal attempts per game made and 46.6% field goal percentage, making an average of 13.7 three-pointers on 37.9% shooting from beyond the arc per game – showing great promise as they try to turn their season around.
Sacramento Kings have enjoyed an exceptional season so far with an overall record of 23-18 and are poised to compete in the playoffs. Offensively, they average 118.2 points per game while shooting 47.7% from the field to make 43.6 field goals out of 91.3 attempts and making an average of 15.1 three-pointers at 37.2% clip per game on offense.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Sacramento Kings 1/22/24 Game Info
|Monday, January 22, 2024, at 10:00 PM ET
|Golden 1 Center
|NBA League Pass
Dejounte Murray (SG) vs. De’Aaron Fox (PG)
Dejounte Murray has been the driving force for the Atlanta Hawks this season. Over 40 games played, he has averaged 21 points, 4.8 assists, and 4.8 rebounds per game – an impressive performance which speaks to his versatility on the court. Murray boasts an impressive 1.4 steals per game that showcase his defensive prowess; but must also watch out for his 2.2 turnovers per game and 1.7 fouls per game to avoid giving the Kings any unnecessary advantages.
De’Aaron Fox has been nothing short of spectacular for the Sacramento Kings this season, averaging 27.9 points, 5.8 assists and 4.2 rebounds per game over 35 appearances. Fox is at the core of their offense as their primary playmaker while his 1.6 steals per game showcase his defensive contributions; however he should watch out for his 2.6 turnovers per game and 2.5 fouls per game to remain efficient and keep their opponent at bay.
Key players could ultimately determine the outcome of a game as their performances have an outsized influence on both teams’ chances of victory.
NBA Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD
At present, oddsmakers are still assessing this matchup and betting odds are currently unknown for this game.
Atlanta Hawks Betting Trends
The Hawks have won three out of their last five games, demonstrating some signs of progress. Unfortunately, only two out of those five covered the spread, demonstrating their inconsistency in meeting expectations. Furthermore, on the road this season the Hawks were only 6-15 against the spread. Totals-wise, one of the Hawks’ recent five games have featured an over/under total; moreover, 12 out of 19 home games featuring them have produced this result.
Sacramento Kings Betting Trends
The Sacramento Kings have only won one out of their last five games, suggesting a recent slump. Yet they have covered the spread in three out of their last five contests, showing they can perform against expectations. On the road they have an impressive 13-7 mark against the spread; for totals, two of their last five matches saw overs hit, as have 14 of 21 home matches.
Atlanta Hawks vs. Sacramento Kings 1/22/24 Betting Picks
Both teams in this riveting matchup possess distinct advantages and weaknesses; the Hawks will rely on Dejounte Murray’s leadership and scoring ability, while De’Aaron Fox leads their charge from behind the King’s bench.
Consideration should be given to both teams’ recent performance against the spread and home court advantages when making this selection, so a close watch on final odds will allow you to make an informed decision.
Today’s NBA Pick considers picking the Sacramento Kings against the spread in this matchup; they possess considerable offensive talent and recent trends that increase their chances of covering.
Free Pick and Prediction: Sacramento Kings 115, Atlanta Hawks 107.